National / International News

VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:16
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.

Saudis meet Yemen aid call

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:15
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.

Teen arrested over attempted murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:59
A teenager has been arrested by police in connection with the attempted murder of two brothers in Edinburgh.

Funeral for car boot murder victim

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:39
The funeral of Kyle Neil whose body was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast takes place.

VIDEO: Zayn Malik collects Asian Award

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:13
Zayn Malik makes his first solo appearance since quitting One Direction at the annual Asian Awards.

Crews remain at five-star hotel fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:04
Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze at a five-star hotel in the centre of Oxford.

VIDEO: Ceremony to remember Everest dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:57
A remembrance ceremony is held at Everest's base camp, a year after 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche.

Remains identified as missing woman

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:46
Human remains discovered off the coast of Arbroath on Monday have been identified as missing Aberdeen woman Kelli Ferris.

Lego replica for Chester Cathedral

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:30
Chester Cathedral embarks on a four-year project to build a scale model of the landmark in Lego.

From Losers To Possible Kingmakers, A Scottish Party Come Back Strong

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:16

No party is expected to win a majority in the upcoming U.K. elections. That means the Scottish National Party, after losing a vote on independence last year, could determine the country's next leader.

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Teenager stabbed to death in street

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:15
A murder investigation is under way in Birmingham after a teenager was stabbed to death in the street.

VIDEO: 'I was rescued from migrant boat'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:58
A 21-year-old student from Eritrea talks about his hopes for the future after being rescued from migrant boat bound for Italy.

Hunt continues for murder suspect

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:57
The search continues for a suspected killer following an unsuccessful raid on a house by armed police in Wolverhampton.

In 'Song Of Lahore,' A Race To Revive Pakistani Classical Music

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:56

In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents their quest.

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Deepcut inquest 'stalled by police'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:52
The family of a soldier found dead at a Surrey army barracks says police are stalling a second inquest into her death.

VIDEO: Malik and Khan win at Asian Awards

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:38
Former One Direction start Zayn Malik and Bollywood's Shah Rukh Khan are among the winners at the Asian Awards.

VIDEO: Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:26
Police in Australia say they have foiled an Islamic State-inspired plot to carry out an attack at a World War One centenary event.

The Cat-And-Mouse Game Of The Great Clinton Chase, Iowa Edition

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 00:03

Hillary Clinton's campaign went to great lengths to keep her events in Iowa this week intimate. That's easier said than done when the candidate is one of the world's most famous politicians.

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VIDEO: Italian PM warns over migrants

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:52
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has warned that thousands of Africans will continue to risk their lives trying to travel to Europe unless the civil war ends in Libya.

'Superb Anderson a tireless pioneer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 23:41
James Anderson's England wicket-taking record is due reward for a bowler who never stops learning, says Jonathan Agnew.

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